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Williams after Christmas in Decmber..What to do and eat??

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Williams after Christmas in Decmber..What to do and eat??

I reserved a cheap room at Motel 6 ($38) and booked the polar express, but wondering what else there is to do around Williams in late December with a 3.5 year old?

Is the motel 6 good?

Where should we eat/avoid?

What else can we do for fun?

Thanks!!

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1. Re: Williams after Christmas in Decmber..What to do and eat??

You found a cheap motel room in Williams because it's not really a destination town. It's more of a cross roads place and known as the gateway to the Grand Canyon since travelers on I-40 generally exit there to access AZ 64 and head up north to the park which is still over an hour away. Most of the more popular activities in northern AZ are still some distance from Williams, including Flagstaff and the San Francisco Peaks and Snowbowl, Sedona, notable Indian ruins sites like Walnut Canyon, Wupatki, Montezuma's Castle etc and Page/Lake Powell. There are parks and camping areas near Williams, and ways to amuse yourself, but most of what folks come to see in this region will require a significant part of your day on the road in commuting time. This may offset the savings that you perceive in the low rate at Motel 6.

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2. Re: Williams after Christmas in Decmber..What to do and eat??

In the Search bar above enter in Williams AZ and you will get some good dining reviews and some other features for the town. My favorite coffee cafe is JD's Espresso and Internet Cafe...take your toddler there for some homemade mini donuts! Check out some of the Flagstaff activities as well. You both would enjoy Sunset Crater, it has a moon-scape kind of feel to it with the black lava rock all around.

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3. Re: Williams after Christmas in Decmber..What to do and eat??

Thanks for the ideas. Our whole reason of going is to go on the polar express and the train ride ends at 7:30 ish, so we want to stay somewhat local, that's why we are staying in Williams. I'm mainly trying to find things to do the day of (coming in from california (leaving from victorville)), and what to do the next day before and while heading down to Peoria, Az.

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